Overview

Conflicts Attorney

New York and San Francisco

Summary

The Conflicts Attorney will assist with all aspects of conflicts searching and new business intake and will be a member of the team responsible for clearing conflicts for lateral lawyer and staff candidates.

Responsibilities

  • Conducting research as necessary on new clients and involved parties.
  • Utilizing corporate databases to research corporate ownership structures.
  • Performing conflicts searches and processing requests within the Firm’s conflicts searching and new business intake platform.
  • Analyzing and paring down conflicts search results for delivery to partners.
  • Assisting partners of the firm with the analysis and resolution of potential conflicts issues.
  • Drafting engagement letters and waiver letters as needed by partners.
  • Clearing conflicts for incoming lateral candidates.
  • Coordinating and corresponding with the attorneys across the firm regarding conflicts search requests.

Requirements

  • JD required.
  • 1-2 years of experience as a practicing attorney in a conflicts department required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience with analyzing conflicts of interest and the law of conflicts of interest.
  • Aptitude for learning new systems, including ability to participate in discussions about design of existing or new system based on departmental and firm needs.

Salary: Competitive based on experience
Date Active: 10.14.2021
Exempt/Not Exempt: Exempt